Assistant Professor Tenure Track Immunogenetics and Bioinformatics at Childrens Hospital of Philad


Assistant Professor Tenure Track Immunogenetics and Bioinformatics at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Perelman School of Medicine - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Sep 28, 2021
Deadline: Sep 28, 2023 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seek candidates for an Assistant Professor position in the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of Immunogenetics and Bioinformatics, with demonstrated excellence in research, clinical service, and teaching. The successful applicant will develop and harness computational and big data approaches to drive biological discoveries and medical innovations. Computational biologists who incorporate wet lab research programs are welcome to apply. Applicants must be American College of Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics certified, or board eligible. Applicants must have an M.D. or equivalent degree.

Teaching responsibilities may include establishing and maintaining an independent, extramurally funded research program, and teaching and mentoring graduate and medical students.

Clinical responsibilities may include serving as Assistant Director for, and signing out cases in, the Clinical Immunogenetics Laboratory of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Research or scholarship responsibilities may include advanced image analyses, machine learning approaches to laboratory data, and integration of disparate data sets into supervised learning models.".

The position is affiliated with the newly founded Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine (CCGM) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. CCGM is housed in the state-of-the-art Colket Translational Research Building. A generous recruitment package and lab space will be provided, together with excellent institutional and core research resources. The recruitment is part of a campus-wide initiative to promote innovative computational strategies for advancing human health and therapy development.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are EOEs. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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